Central Bank of Turkmenistan

Central Bank of Turkmenistan
Türkmenistanyň Merkezi Banky
Central Bank of Turkmenistan on the 10 manat banknote.
Central Bank of Turkmenistan on the 10 manat banknote.
State emblem of Turkmenistan
State emblem of Turkmenistan
HeadquartersBitarap Turkmenistan avenue 36, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Established1991
Ownership100% state ownership[1]
GovernorGadyrgeldi Müşşikow[2]
Central bank ofTurkmenistan
CurrencyTurkmen manat
TMT (ISO 4217)
Websitehttps://www.cbt.tm

The Central Bank of Turkmenistan (Turkmen: Türkmenistanyň Merkezi Banky) is the national bank of Turkmenistan. It is located in the centre of Ashgabat. It was established in 1991 and regulates the country's banking system and supervises the national financial policy.[3]

It is located in a distinctive high rise building.

Board

The Board of the Central Bank of Turkmenistan consists of an odd number of people. This includes the Governor, who is the Chairman of the Board and several Vice-Chairmen. Gadyrgeldi Müşşikow has been the Governor since 9 July 2021.[2]

Chairmen

  • Amandurdy Bordzhakov, 1991 - June 1992[4]
  • Nazar Saparov, June 1992 - June 1993[5]
  • Hudajberdy Orazov, June 1993 - May 1999[6]
  • Seitbay Gandimov, May 1999 - May 2002[7][8]
  • Imamdurdi Gandimov, May 2002 - September 2002[7]
  • Nurberdi Bayramov, September 2002[9]
  • Shekersoltan Mukhammedova, September 2002 - May 2005[10]
  • Jumaniyaz Annaorazov, May 2005 - May 2006[11]
  • Geldimyrat Abylov, May 2006 - April 2008[12]
  • Guvanchmyrat Goklenov, April 2008 - July 2011[13]
  • Tuvakmamed Japarov, July 2011 - January 2014[14]
  • Gochmyrad Myradov, January 2014 - January 2015[15]
  • Merdan Annadurdiyev, January 2015-9 July 2021[15][16]
  • Gadyrgeldi Müşşikow, 9 July 2021 – present[2]

Turkmen Horse Day

In 2013, the Central Bank of Turkmenistan has issued a new collection of commemorative coins in honor of the Turkmen Horse Day. The gold and silver coins, called "Akhalteke horse of the Turkmen", have a value of US$18. Ancient Akhal-Teke horses, known as "horses from heaven", are part of the national heritage of Turkmenistan, which is considered an international center of horse grooming.[17]

References

  1. ^ Weidner, Jan (2017). "The Organisation and Structure of Central Banks" (PDF). Katalog der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek.
  2. ^ a b c "Указ Президента Туркменистана О Мушшикове Г.М." (in Russian). Туркменистан: золотой век. 9 July 2021.
  3. ^ "The Central Bank of Turkmenistan implements SmartVista to strengthen its operations". BCP Group. April 9, 2009. Archived from the original on July 27, 2009. Retrieved June 30, 2009.
  4. ^ "БОРДЖАКОВ Амандурды | ЦентрАзия".
  5. ^ Pastor, Mr Gonzalo C. (April 22, 2001). "The IMF and the Ruble Area, 1991-93". International Monetary Fund – via Google Books.
  6. ^ Motyl, Alexander (March 12, 2020). Nations in Transit - 2000-2001: Civil Society, Democracy and Markets in East Central Europe and Newly Independent States. Routledge. ISBN 9781000678284 – via Google Books.
  7. ^ a b "New Chairman of Central Bank of Turkmenistan appointed | Turkmenistan.ru". www.turkmenistan.ru.
  8. ^ https://provetheyarealive.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/List-of-the-Disappeared-in-Turkmen-Prisons_Sept-2019_ENG.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  9. ^ "Saparmurat Niyazov made structural reforms in Government | Turkmenistan.ru". www.turkmenistan.ru.
  10. ^ "Saparmurat Niyazov reshuffles Turkmen government financial sector\'s leadership | Turkmenistan.ru". www.turkmenistan.ru.
  11. ^ "President of Turkmenistan Saparmurat Niyazov signs a number of important decrees on personnel affairs | Turkmenistan.ru". www.turkmenistan.ru.
  12. ^ "President of Turkmenistan appoints new heads of Central Bank and Construction Ministry | Turkmenistan.ru". www.turkmenistan.ru.
  13. ^ "President of Turkmenistan reshuffles cabinet | Turkmenistan.ru". www.turkmenistan.ru.
  14. ^ "President of Turkmenistan reshuffles government | Turkmenistan.ru". www.turkmenistan.ru.
  15. ^ a b "President of Turkmenistan reshuffles government | Turkmenistan.ru". www.turkmenistan.ru.
  16. ^ "Указ Президента Туркменистана Об Аннадурдыеве М.О." (in Russian). Туркменистан: золотой век. 9 July 2021.
  17. ^ Barron, Lisa (21 October 2013). "New commemorative coins mark Turkmen Horse Day". Cistran Finance. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2013.

External links

  • Central Bank of Turkmenistan official site
  • Exterior building

Coordinates: 37°55′56″N 58°22′29″E / 37.93222°N 58.37472°E / 37.93222; 58.37472


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